Research Development Support

The UF Health Cancer Center Office of Research Administration’s Research Development Division offers support in preparation and review of grants and manuscripts.

Request Development Support

Please fill out the linked form to request support from our team

Services Offered

Proposal Preparation Support:

Our team will work with the proposal team to review the funding opportunity announcement, answer questions and provide guidance on any nuances of the funding mechanism and/or sponsor, and serve as administrative support the proposal team as needed throughout the submission. Our team can also review the application to ensure compliance with sponsor and opportunity-specific guidelines and UF policies.

Proposal Writing and Editing

Our team can assist in the drafting of sections of the proposal narrative as well as provide editorial support to the proposal team. Editorial support includes overall review for typographical errors and grammar, review of narrative for clarity, and review of figures and graphs included in the proposal text.

Research Manuscript Review:

Manuscript review includes full proofreading of the paper. Manuscript support may also involve a close collaboration with the investigator and their team in identifying the best journal for their work, providing full review of all drafts and revisions, assisting with figures and references, ensuring all journal requirements are met. Manuscript services are provided free of charge, but require acknowledgment of research development specialist and the UF Health Cancer Center’s support.

UF Health Cancer Center Office of Research Administration staff follow strict rules to protect the confidentiality of all unpublished work, which includes manuscripts in preparation, grant applications, and protocols in development.  Staff members may not share any materials with anyone without written consent from the author.